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In the shoes of the cheesemaker

The visitor will go through a real life experience as he is invited to make his own cheese and in discovering the history of an old worldly known cheese-dairy. Our type of visit is unique in Canada, and our participatory approach enables the visitors to live a memorable experience.

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The most authentic way to discover an ancestral cheese-dairy and its significance as a pioneer in the industry.

Make your own cheese

Make your own cheese - Musée de la Vieille Fromagerie Perron

Make your own cheese inside a modern micro cheese-dairy which is adapted to enable you to live the ultimate experience as you discover how we make cheese.

Taste the region

Taste the region - Musée de la Vieille Fromagerie Perron

Discover the nuances of regional cheeses with the different types of cheeses: soft, firm or semi-firm, washed-rind, flowery or blended, and also the various cheese-making technologies but most of all, “enjoy the tasting”!

The cheese industry at the end of the 19TH century

Designed and equipped according to the government standards at the time, La vieille fromagerie Perron was put up in 1895 by Adélard Perron. In 1897, there were more than 1,266 artisanal cheese dairies in Québec. Today, it is the only representative of these old cheese dairies which occupied the countryside.

By it's unique caracter and historical values, it was classified as exceptionnal historical monument in october 1989 by the ministère de la Culture du Québec.

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Built in 1895, this former dairy, now an historic monument, is a key part of the province’s industrial heritage.

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